Think Like an Economist and you’ll see the world more clearly, empowering you to make better decisions at work, at home, and in your community. Leading economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers will take you on a joyous romp through their field as they introduce you to the big ideas in economics, and show how you can apply them to live in your own life. Their signature approach reveals that every decision is an economic decision and this podcast uncovers the economic forces that shape the world around you. Betsey and Justin believe that economics is a superpower, and they want to teach you to fly.
The Fed Model - Predicting what will happen to the Economy
The Fed Model - maintaining equilibrium in the economy.
Inflation and the Phillips Curve
Inflation and where it comes from
Connecting Interest Rates & Output
Interest Rates & Output
The Boom and Bust of Business Cycles
Boom & Bust in the economy
Exchange Rates & International Finance - The flow of currencies around the world
The ebb & flow of International Finance
The Financial Sector - Bonds, Stocks and Shares - should you or shouldn't you?
Bonds, Stocks and Shares